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I felt very thankful for the hromadske.tv in Ukraine, that I was asked to sing during a Live benefit concert -- "Ми з вами!“ ( We are with you)
It was the most proper way for  me, to mark the 5th anniversary of the Ukrainian revolution known as Maidan, the revolution of Dignity. Dedicated to Ukrainian political prisoners. Remembering, that the fight is not over, that there are people right now in putins prisons. Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov  and more than 90 others….
Remembering and reminding.

I can be 5 min proud , or? Very nice portrait , written by  Elisa Erkelenz
„About a bird“

I start the new year ...
Working on music for the FUTUR 3 performance „A city accuses himself" (premiere on February 5th), completing the first series of workshops of the Ukrainian traditional polyphony  with a presentations  on January 19, enjoying the possibility of singing NIGHT in Warsaw 20 January!

To sing in Dresden was really not easy and very emotionally for me. There were Ukrainians, Germans in the audience. But also, there were people from Syria, Afghanistan, Palestina. One young man from Aleppo arrived just 2 month ago. I will not forget the intensity of how they were listening to the words of Serhiy Zhadan´s poem: „take only , what is most important…. We are refugees…we will run whole night…“ It reminded me the intensity, how people were listening to us , singing and reading poems, in 2014 in Mariupol, Kramatorsk, Sloviansk, Volnovacha…After that I was participating in charity concert in Kyiv- to support families of all Ukrainian political prisoners, kept in Russia. …

And next weekend „The NIGHT“ will be possible to hear Dec 8 in Center for World Music of University Hildesheim and Dec 9 in the Theater Kana in Szczecin.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHR9kNIOJS4&t=3722s

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